News tagged with democratic republic of congo
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On August 26, 1976, a time bomb exploded in Yambuku, a remote village in Zaire, (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo). A threadlike virus known as Ebola had emerged, soon earning a grim distinction as ...
Medical research Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have determined the structure of a critical protein from the Marburg virus, a close cousin of Ebola virus. These viruses cause similar diseases and are some of ...
Medical research Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
An isolated outbreak of a deadly disease known as acute hemorrhagic fever, which killed two people and left one gravely ill in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the summer of 2009, was probably caused by ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
French researchers on Tuesday dealt a blow to folklore that says mothers are better than fathers in recognising their baby's cry.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
a disease overshadowed by the war and drought it tends to accompany – goes beyond its devastating physical effects to impair children's memory, problem solving and other cognitive functions.
Pediatrics Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Could pigs be an unexpected source for transmitting the deadly Ebola virus?
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The Democratic Republic of Congo has displaced Niger to gain the unenviable distinction of being the worst place in the world to be a mother, according to a new report by Save the Children.
Health May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0